Archive for the ‘Champagne’ Category

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Sensual Toasting with Valentine Bubbly from Champagne Taittinger

Tweet For a long time, I viewed Valentine’s Day as a perfect time for Petite Sirah… PS I Love You et al.  And, I still think Petite is a great wine for the heartiest of beings among us… Those who crave only RED wine. I can’t blame them for that. I have a love for […]

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Looking to Quickly Educate Your Palate? Try Tasting Old World Versus New World Wines ~ The White Version

Tweet This is a lead-in from yesterday, because it sets the stage, if you didn’t read yesterday’s blog… My friend Chang Liow of Chinois Asian Bistro had me stand in for him at a recent wine tasting and luncheon. His restaurant Chinois is located in Windsor, and the food is wonderfully delicious. If you’re a […]

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What is Grower Champagne?

Tweet Months ago, I wrote that Fat Corks are Welcome Here. It was a fun story to write, because the owner of the company, Bryan Maletis is the son of Ed Maletis, who owned Columbia Distributing during my days as a sales person for Belvedere and Grove Street wineries. I love watching the next generation […]

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Fat Corks Are Welcomed Here!

Tweet There are a couple of things related to birth that happened to me over the weekend. I became a doula. I helped one of my three daughters deliver her baby; not only at home, but it was also a water birth. This daughter is a certified yoga instructor (among other high achievements), and was […]